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Roche signed a $6 billion-plus collaboration deal with Poseida Therapeutics on blood cancers, while its Alzheimer’s partner, AC Immune, parsed failed data on an Alzheimer’s drug to suggest a positive spin.

The Galien Foundation, the premier global institution dedicated to honoring innovators in life sciences, today announced the 2022 Prix Galien USA Award nominees for “Best Biotechnology Product,” “Best Pharmaceutical Agent,” and “Best Medical Technology.” Winners will be announced during the Prix Galien USA Awards Ceremony on October 27, 2022, at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.

Shares of Regulus Therapeutics plunged nearly 10% Monday after the company disclosed that its partner Sanofi has terminated a development agreement for a small RNA molecule inhibitor being developed for Alport syndrome. And on Monday, pharma giant Merck announced it has halted the Phase III LYNK-003 trial evaluating PARP inhibitor Lynparza for patients with unresectable or metastatic colorectal cancer who have not progressed following first-line induction.

At the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)’s annual meeting this weekend, BioNTech and Dr. Vinod Balachandran, M.D. of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, presented preliminary Phase I data of its BNT122, which it is evaluating with Genentech (Roche) in pancreatic cancer.

Genentech, a member of the Roche group, announced new data on Thursday related to the company’s investigational CD20xCD3 T-cell engaging bispecific antibody glofitamab, which is intended to treat relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (R/R DLBCL).